OLD BETHPAGE - A man has died and a woman is injured after their RV crashed into a tree and a utility pole, then tipped on a steep embankment in Old Bethpage.
It happened on Round Swamp Road. Police say the 71-year-old man was driving and apparently suffered a medical condition at the wheel. His wife, who was a passenger in the vehicle, has been hospitalized.
Firefighters had to cut their way into the vehicle to extricate the victims, whose identities have not been released.
Fire officials say high-tension wires above the road and a propane tank inside the RV added to the danger of the accident.
For Chopper 12 footage over the accident, watch the clip to the left or go to News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612.